This cultivar was registered by
0lga Petryszyn of Indiana in 1998 as a cross between H. 'Sea
Gold' × H. 'Golden
Torch'. A large size (24 inches high) plant
with deeply lobed leaves that are downward cupping and have
thick substance. The very pale lavender flowers open from mid-June into July
followed by viable seeds.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "Bob Solberg of Green Hill Farm in North Carolina (1998a) has noticed that, at maturity,
'Mississippi Delta' sometimes produces its many white flowers on
The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by
Grenfell (2009) states: "Upper leaf surface soon loses its glaucous coating
leaving a rubbery effect, but the best color is
maintained if growing in light shade."